Comments from YouTube are a rich source of data. The reactions that a video elicits can be analyzed using the comment section of a YouTube video. For instance, viral or popular videos are likely to have enough comments to be analyzed using data mining techniques and sentiment analysis tools.
YouTube Reactions Gauged by Comments is a very exciting topic that was part of my final project during my Data Mining in Cybersapce course at Northeastern University. The findings reveal that comments are highly correlated to the intended video’s outcome, but it needs an extra interpretation. Continue reading YouTube Reactions Gauged by Comments